Old River Sod recommends that you overseed September through November to
insure temperatures in which cool season grasses will germinate.
Scalp Tifgreen Hybrid Bermuda lawn using mower. Remove all
Sow seed by hand or use a whirly type spreader.
Rake in seed lightly to insure good contact with
Apply Kellogg's Topper® by
hand or spreader. Make sure seeds are lightly covered. Using a
roller over Topper is a nice extra but it is not essential
Water keep Topper® dark with moisture until your seeds
mature. The amount of time it takes the seed to grow varies widely
Mowing should be done for the first time when grass blades
are about 2 inches high. Make sure your mower blades are sharp and
that your sod is dry enough that mower wheels will not slip or tear
the young sod.
Do I have to overseed to have a green lawn in the winter?
Note: Old River sod recommends the use of
seed. This prevents the possibility of seeding weed seed into the lawn
from winter grass seed. Check seed labels for weed seed content. Old River
Sod does carry 100 % weedfree sod quality Fescue and Perennial Ryegrass
Note: We do not recommend the use of Steer Manure. Steer Manure is
high in salts and usually has a high content of weed seeds. A good
sterilized organic compost such as Kellogg's Topper
should be used.